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Android for Men, iPhone for Women According to Recent Survey

12/01/2010, A recent survey published by Nielsen reveals that Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone are among the most popular phones in the U.S., with iPhone and BlackBerry leading the pack with 27 percent market share each and Android not too far off with 23 percent and...

LG LU3000 Is A Speedy Android 2.2 Phone

11/29/2010, LG has a rather juicy Android-powered phone that is designed for the South Korean market – the LG LU3000. The device can be considered as a higher-end Optimus Chic E720 and features a juicy 3.8-inch 800 x 480 pixel IPS display and is powered by a...

Find Your Android/BlackBerry Device For Free With iTag

11/29/2010, Apple might be offering the Find My iPhone for service for free now, but that doesn’t mean that Android and BlackBerry users have to be left out of the fun. The folks over at iTag are offering the Premium Membership for free for Cyber Monday. In...

Android 2.3 And 3.0 Show Up In Adobe AIR Performance Tests?

11/28/2010, We seem to be slowly but steadily inching closer towards the arrival of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and 3.0 Honeycomb. Both versions of the mobile operating have been spotted on Adobe’s AIR benchmark site, designed to test Adobe AIR performance on...

MD-701 Android Tablet Visits The FCC

11/24/2010, With Android tablets busy queuing up to get approval from the FCC, it’s no surprise to see another Android-powered tablet enter the fray, and we’re talking about the MD-701. The device is manufactured by Shenzhen Huaruian Technology and is...

Acer Brings High-Resolution Android Tablets

11/23/2010, Acer announced a pair of Android-powered tablets today. The tablets sport a 7-inch and 10-inch display and features a resolution of 1280 X 800, which is higher than the 1024 X 600 resolution on the 7-inch Galaxy Tab display made by Samsung. The tablets...

$150 Android Tablet With Capacitive Touchscreen Display From Wopad

11/23/2010, With the Galaxy Tab hitting the market, the stakes in the Android tablet market have been raised and manufacturers out there are recognizing this. Now the Wopad is one of the more modern Android-powered tablets and it’s priced at 999 Yuan ($150)....

Binatone sends HomeSurf 8 Android tablet to the FCC

11/22/2010, Binatone from the UK has sent their 8-inch Android-powered tablet to the FCC, where it will be known as the HomeSurf 8. Boasting an 800 x 600 resolution display, the HomeSurf 8 will feature Wi-Fi connectivity since there isn’t any mention of a 3G...